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14 advance for Mifflin County, Juniata

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ALTOONA — Mifflin County and Juniata combined to push 14 wrestlers through to regionals at the District 6 Class 3A Championships at the Altoona Field House on Saturday. Advancing to the Northwest Regionals for the Huskies were district champions Nic Allison (106 pounds), Christian Fisher ...

Beatty, Ryan head to Hershey

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INDIANA, Pa. — Mount Union’s Bryce Beatty has been through a lot more than most wrestlers his age. He’s lived in Minnesota, Ohio and Pennsylvania. He’s had to endure losses both on and off the mat. The losses on the mat are easy to get past, but the loss of a parent is tougher. For ...

Mustangs send 6 to regionals

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WILLIAMSPORT — Call it bad luck, blame the wrestling gods, or chalk it up to bad circumstances, but the District 4 Class 2A wrestling tournament in Williamsport wasn’t exactly the best of times for the Midd-West wrestling team. Even before the tournament began Friday night, senior Wyatt ...

Penn State defeats Buffalo, extends winning streak

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — The No. 1 Penn State wrestling team celebrated senior day on Sunday with a couple trends equally as prevalent as the traditional introductions with families and the presentation of the block S blankets. For the fourth year in a row, the Nittany Lions finished off an ...

Stevens scores 25 to lead Penn State past Illinois

Penn State

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Lamar Stevens scored 25 points and Mike Watkins got his 26th career double-double as Penn State beat Illinois 83-76 on Saturday. “I’m just so proud of Mike,” said Penn State coach Pat Chambers. “He’s had to deal with some personal issues lately, and he ...

Four Mustangs still in title hunt

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WILLIAMSPORT — Kameron Kline has enjoyed a splendid wrestling career for Midd-West. Going into the District 4 Class 2A wrestling tournament at Williamsport the senior owned 93 career victories even though injuries had subtracted various amounts of his time on the mat. But even with all ...

Tigers taken down to the wire

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COCOLAMUS — It came down to the final shot as East Juniata escaped from a comeback attempt by Wellsboro to win 36-35 in a first-round, District 4 Class 3A girls basketball game Friday night. “If it were an emoji it would be the goggling face guy with on eye going one way and the other eye ...

Huskies, Indians ready for District 6

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LEWISTOWN — The quest for PIAA Class 3A wrestling glory begins in earnest Saturday as Mifflin County and Juniata — the new kid on the block after moving up from Class 2A — try to climb the first rung of the tournament trail at the District 6 tournament in Altoona. The one-day event kicks ...

Ryan in regional semifinal

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INDIANA — Mount Union coach Corey Wertz was asked if this was his toughest year of coaching. He smiled and chuckled. However, he felt having Jake Ryan, Bryce Beatty and Caleb Morgan at the Class 2A Southwest Regional tournament on Friday was OK. “Considering that nine of our 12 guys ...

Wildcats clinch spot in states

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MILLERSTOWN — Greenwood lived up to the expectations of being the top-seeded team in the District 3 Class A girls basketball bracket as the Wildcats rolled past Christian School of York, 48-27, Friday. The victory assures the Wildcats a spot in the PIAA tournament. “This was a solid ...